Before you go to Mass read the readings for the day. There are many apps you can use to get the daily readings. Check out the Amen App. Or you can click on the daily readings link on our website. Open your bible and read them there. Find a way that works for you.
What really is the Mass? Why do we celebrate the Mass? Why do we go each week? FORMED has a great (short) video with Chris Stefanick and Fr. Riley and they discuss these questions.